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Finale Project Decade of Tine History HIS135 University of Phoenix Mark Watson July 10, 2011 Cari Gomes
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The purpose for this paper being written is to demonstrate the many historical events that have occurred through the decades impacting our society then and today. America has witnessed, fought in, and experienced in one way or another events be it good or bad of history that have changed our nation in many various ways. From Wars our nation has fought in, to the Presidents, we have elected our nation will forever change as history makes it mark on the American people and those of other nations. This paper will discuss some of the major historical events from the end of World War two until the 1990’s. To better understand today we have to first understand yesterday. History is the footprints that will often have effect on the future. Many social, political, and economical events have taken place between 1950 to the 1990’s that have given benefit in today’s world, some good, some bad, some in prediction for what is to come from t he Korean Conflict to the Reaganomic 1980’s, the world and the nation can see the path paved through history and into yesteryear. The ‘Atlantic Charter’ was introduced near the end of World War two providing nations who signed the ability to decide and elect there own government free of influence from other nations. This as demonstrated in future events did not always happen. At the end of the war both America and Soviet Union rose as the two super powers, two nations with two different ideologies, America believed in Democracy and freedom of its people. Soviet Union believed in one rule for all, Communism. As the fear of Communism grew American government would spend millions of dollars in Military and Financial aid to other nations to prevent and fight the spread of Communism around the world. The 1990’s was a decade for many political, social, and economic changes and events in America. The American economy was doing well due to European industry coming to a stop after world war two, job markets had increased, and lifestyle was now at a higher standard than
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ever before. One of the biggest politically and socially events to take place during the 1950’s was the start of the Civil Rights Movement which would mark the future for all African Americans. This event started little known at the time with a lady by the name of Rosa Parks and her refusal to give her seat up on a bus to a white person. This protest was the start of many future rallies in order to fight for the rights of African Americans. One of the most significant events was that of the Korean Conflict which began in 1950 and ended in 1953. While not really a war it was more of a conflict between two nations, South Korea and North Korea as they battled to have there own government supporting its own ideology or political system as voted by the people. North Korea who wanted Communism was not impressed that South Korea had refused to support Communism and would not hold or
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This note was uploaded on 01/29/2012 for the course AAIT history taught by Professor Pearlman during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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